Power: A Radical View
In this second edition of a seminal work, Steven Lukes' reconsiders his views in light of recent debates and of criticisms of his original argument. With a new introduction and bibliographical essay, this book will consolidate its reputation as a classic work and a major reference point within social and political theory.
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A Radical View
Power Freedom and Reason
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